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10-13-12, 12:33 PM #1
Woman forced to live with squatter in her Detroit home
Heidi Peterson could not believe what was in her Detroit home when she returned after being away for a year.
A woman named Missionary-Tracey Elaine Blair was living there.
Blair refuses to leave the home, and Peterson doesn't have the means go elsewhere.
In a bizarre twist involving legal issues, both women are living in the same house: owner and alleged squatter.
"She thinks that this is a program in Detroit to take people's homes and fix them up, and then she gets to keep them," Peterson told MyFoxDetroit.
Peterson said Blair changed the locks, replaced the appliances and reworked the plumbing in the older home. Peterson purchased the home in the historic Boston-Edison neighborhood of Detroit for $23,000, she said. She left last year when it was in need of repairs.
Blair, a former tenant at Peterson's house, said she was evicted in February 2011. "We had to vacate because the boiler was damaged," Blair said. "I took all my books and my writings, but my (furniture was) still left in (there)."
Blair says she is not squatting and has a lease.
While a squatter has no legal right to the property, the homeowner cannot remove a squatter by force,
Um, I don't think so...
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10-13-12, 01:24 PM #2
How to get rid of a squatter...
Weekly Bible studies with a group of 10 people
Weekly singings with the worst singers in church and sing Barney songs
Develop a taste for sauerkraut, cauliflower, onions, etc and burn then when you're cooking them
Make a family of sock puppets and invite them to join you for dinner daily
Put your ear to the walls and do what the voices tell you
Get dressed up, sit on the couch and have yelling matches with Satan
Nurse the manikin in your bed back to healthhttp://www.odmp.org/officer/16551-de...l-eron-shannon
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